How Did Alderman Tuffy Quinonez Die? Know Everything About His Cause Of Death And Obituary

The City of Rockford has recently announced the passing of Alderman Tuffy Quinonez, a Democratic alderman from Rockford’s 11th ward. He passed away a few days after having a stroke on February 21. Here is an overview of Tuffy Quinonez’s life and career, as well as what led up to his death. Continue reading.

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Who Was Tuffy Quinonez?

Tuffy Quinonez was an alderman for Rockford’s 11th Ward and was regarded as having a friendly personality. Before he was elected in 2017, Quinonez worked in the private sector as an accountant for over 25 years. He also served on numerous community boards, including the United Way of Rock County and Downtown Rotary Club of Rockford. After being elected, he worked hard to improve the lives of his constituents through initiatives such as improving public safety and creating job opportunities for local residents.

How did Alderman Tuffy die ? What was the cause of his death?

Sadly, Alderman Tuffy Quinonez passed away at age 63 on February 27, 2023 due to complications from a stroke that he had earlier in the week. The city of Rockford Government officially announced the death of Tuffy Quinonez on Twitter with sadness and condolences from Mayor Tom McNamara and other city officials who knew him well. Since then, many people have paid tribute to him via social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter.

Tuffy Quinonez Obituary

Tuffy Quinonez will be deeply missed by those who knew him personally or were touched by his work during his tenure as Alderman for Rockford’s 11th ward. His dedication to public service and commitment to improving the lives of those living in his ward were exemplary and will always be remembered fondly by those who knew him best. Our thoughts are with Alderman Tuffy Quinonez’s family during this difficult time, may they find comfort knowing that he touched so many lives during his lifetime. Rest In Peace, Alderman Tuffy Quinonez!

Tribute Pours To Tuffy Quinonez death

Tuffy Quinonez had smiling Irish eyes and an unmistakable joie de vivre, to borrow expressions from two cultures that as far as I know weren’t his. He greeted me often with the phrase, “Everything’s going good.” (I was never entirely sure if that was a question to me or an anticipation of me asking about his general well-being.) Tuffy thoroughly enjoyed serving the people of the 11th Ward, and he relished the transactional nature of politics that other public officeholders merely tolerate. He was a man of his word; if Tuffy promised you his support, you could count on him. I’ll miss Tuffy’s presence on the City Council floor every week, not to mention meeting him “for a cold one” when he had issues he wanted to discuss. I imagine that all of us who served with Ald. Quinonez are feeling very sad and a little empty right now.

Tammy Clay

My Deepest Sympathy and Condolences to the friends & family of Tuffy , You’ll be truly missed.
MISSED FOREVER BUT NEVER FORGOTTEN , HE ALWAYS MADE THING’S HAPPEN……….R.I.P. TUFFY

Sandy Sandoval Stansell

My father, Florencio “Sandy” Sandoval was long time friends with Tuffy and always spoke highly of him and They shared their passion for politics! RIP Tuffy!

Karina Parada

RIP Alderman Quinonez ♥️ He was a complete pleasure whenever I interviewed him during my time at WTVO 17. He truly cared for his community, my condolences to his family.

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